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    taboo / a taboo

    In this company, dating a coworker is considered (a) taboo.

    I wonder if both 'taboo' and 'a taboo' are used and there are any differences between the two.
    I'd appreciate any of your replies.

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    Re: taboo / a taboo

    They have the same meaning. The use with "a" has "taboo" as a noun. The other use has "taboo" as an adjective.

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